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Table 1 Policy related to tobacco control from 2000 to 2010 in China [n(%)]

From: The growth in newspaper coverage of tobacco control in China, 2000-2010

Policy type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total
Monitoring 2(1.6) 0(0) 1(0.8) 2(1.6) 3(2.4) 3(2.4) 10(7.9) 20(15.9) 24(19.0) 17(13.5) 44(34.9) 126(11.0) *
Protection 7(2.4) 1(0.3) 2(0.7) 6(2.1) 2(0.7) 12(4.2) 11(3.8) 36(12.6) 62(21.7) 55(19.2) 92(32.2) 286(24.9) *
Offering help 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 2(3.7) 1(1.9) 2(3.7) 7(13.0) 6(11.1) 15(27.8) 10(18.5) 11(20.4) 54(4.7) *
Warning 22(7.6) 18(6.2) 15(5.2) 22(7.6) 18(6.2) 24(8.2) 36(12.4) 34(11.7) 37(12.7) 45(15.5) 20(6.9) 291(25.3) *
Enforcement 3(2.9) 6(5.8) 3(2.9) 5(4.8) 5(4.8) 5(4.8) 5(4.8) 11(10.6) 6(5.8) 14(13.5) 41(39.4) 104(9.1) *
Raising taxes 0(0) 1(1.6) 1(1.6) 0(0) 1(1.6) 0(0) 6(9.5) 2(3.2) 14(22.2) 24(38.1) 14(22.2) 63(5.5) *
Youth access, purchase and possession 2(3.0) 1(1.5) 5(7.5) 3(4.5) 7(10.4) 10(14.9) 5(7.5) 9(13.4) 11(16.4) 5(7.5) 9(13.4) 67(5.8) *
Large scale smoke free activity 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 1(2.3) 0(0) 2(4.7) 9(20.9) 20(46.5) 2(4.7) 9(20.9) 43(3.7) *
Miscellaneous 2(1.7) 3(2.6) 4(3.5) 3(2.6) 2(1.7) 5(4.3) 8(7.0) 18(15.7) 20(17.4) 19(16.5) 31(27.0) 115(10.0) *
Total 38(3.3) 30(2.6) 31(2.7) 43(3.7) 40(3.5) 61(5.3) 90(7.8) 145(12.6) 209(18.2) 191(16.6) 271(23.6) 1149(100) *
  1. *Poisson heterogeneity test p < 0.001